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RATINGS: 338   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Just like those classic video games we all grew up with, 8-Bit Pale Ale is spectacularly simple at first glance yet remarkably fun and complex when you get into it. Our Hop Rocket infuses the character of Australian grown Galaxy Hops into an American Pale Ale, giving a unique tropical, almost melon aroma in a classic American style.

ABV: 5.2%
IBU: 40
Malts: 2 Row, Victory, Vienna & Munich
Hops: Magnum, Centennial, Cascade & Galaxy

miahac's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
miahac (6) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - AUG 23, 2013
I love the 8 bit as a clean staple. It can is a great introduction of a "real beer" for my less sophisticated friends and the fun name gets them interested. Not much aroma but it pours smooth and taste great with a decent compromise of bitter and fresh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
degbert (1661) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Can. First off, greatest can ever. Now...pours a mellow gold with a high, creamy, off-white head. Nose is bright tropical fruit, honeydew, agave syrup, and fresh bread. On the tongue, it starts off with bitterness, then mellows and spreads into a warm, orange-caramel malt. The close is more bitterness; not strong or unpleasant, but definitely pervasive. Finish is clean and bright. Damned fine pale ale. +1 bonus point for the can.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (1269) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2016
Draft at the Draft Shack. Medium gold pour, no head. Nose is pine. Bitter. Middle is woody, medium bodied malt, little orange. Finish is bitter and earthy. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hfmejias (1266) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - AUG 9, 2016
16 Fl. Oz. Pours clear, golden nice white head and beautiful lacing all over the glass. Aroma of malts, grain and some hops. Taste is very well balanced, malty but actually on the hoppy side. Very enjoyable and super easy to drink’ very good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wombat23 (607) - Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2016
Shared 16 oz. can. pale golden color and clear with a white head. Aroma of citrus and light malts. Taste is light malt, light citrus, touch of orange zest, spice, earth. Dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1903) - - AUG 3, 2016
Can. Pours a hazy yellow color. Aroma and taste are floral, citrus, and some bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
darbeer75 (435) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2016
Aroma: fruity and hoppy; Appearance: golden straw, clear, with thin, white head that dissipates slowly; some lacing; Taste: more cereal than hops, which is disappointing; Palate: light bodied with long, bitter finish; finish is better than body; Overall: complexity builds slightly, but a bit of a let down overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhamp9 (1637) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JUL 27, 2016
Clear gold pour with a bright white head. Aroma is sweet grain and lemon. Taste is grains, a little citrus, and grass. Light body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
KamGoPro (218) - Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2016
Strong nose of bitter grains and a hint of lemon zest.tons of lofty white head. Lots of hops, not too heavy. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5179) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2016
Can at Map Room, Chicago. Golden, small white head. Malty, floral hops, a bit earthy. Hints of honey. Well-balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1791) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 7, 2016
Tallboy can as part of an 8-pack from Gomer’s in KCMO. Pours out a clear light golden color. Thin white head. Somewhat funky-earthy aromas. Flavor is nicer though. Spicy and bitter with layers of floral citrus. Very long bitter finish. This could be easily classified as an IPA though.

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